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Name: Lukautim Pikinini (Child) Act 2009 (No. 7 of 2009).
Country: Papua New Guinea
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2009-10-09
Entry into force:
ISN: PNG-2009-L-88000
Bibliography: Information on Child Protection Information on Child Protection UNICEF - Papua New Guinea UNICEF Handbook on Child Protection (Lukautim Pikinini) UNICEF Handbook on Child Protection (Lukautim Pikinini) (consulted on 2011-10-07)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Island Legal Information Institute (PACLII) PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2014-06-06)
Abstract/Citation: The objective of this Act is to protect and promote the rights and wellbeing of all children regardless of gender and to protect children from all forms of violence, abuse, neglect, exploitation and discrimination, with a clear focus on services for prevention and family strengthening.

Repeals the following Acts:
Child Welfare Act 1961 34/1961
Child Welfare Act 1962 59/1962
Child Welfare Act 1963 12/1964
Child Welfare Act 1965 30/1965
Child Welfare Act 1966 53/1966
Child Welfare Act 1968 25/1968
Child Welfare (Amendment) Act 1971 69/1971
Child Welfare (Amendment) Act 1983 33/1975
Child Welfare (Destitute Children) Act 1968 46/1968
Child Welfare (Reciprocal Arrangements) Act 1968 79/1968
Child Welfare (Reciprocal Arrangements)(Amendment) Act 1969
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